A Progress Report of the Growth Initiative at ASC

Posted on 5/25/2017 3:57:20 PM. By ASC

The Adhesive and Sealant Council started its market growth initiative in 2015 as part of the 2013 Long Range Plan. The intent of this eff...

  

A Renaissance for U.S. Manufacturing - and, by Extension, Specialty Chemicals

Posted on 5/17/2017 5:13:26 PM. By Dan Murad

With over 35 years of experience in the specialty chemicals industry in verticals such as adhesives & sealants, paints & coatings...

  

RED is RIGHT?!? Firestop Colors Explored

Posted on 5/5/2017 2:12:04 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Our last firestop blog shared the history of firestop with you. We talked about some of the cheats the industry had seen in the early day...

  

Outcome Based Functional Performance & Compliance in B&C

Posted on 4/17/2017 1:53:18 PM. By Paul Bertram

This was a topic that I spoke to at ASC’s 2017 Annual Adhesive & Sealant Convention & EXPO in Atlanta this April. Here are ...

  

Bridging the Gap between a Chemical Professional and Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted on 4/11/2017 2:09:22 PM. By Dan Daley

My first ASC Blog post recounted an example at an OEM truck manufacturer where I worked as the Senior Materials Engineering Manager for 3...

  

A History of Firestop in the Building & Construction Industry

Posted on 3/21/2017 5:41:26 PM. By Sharron Halpert

This is the first blog from Sharron Halpert in a series this year on fire protection/firestop in the building & construction industry...

  

Imparting Barrier Properties in Flexible Packaging Application: Part 2

Posted on 3/14/2017 3:38:28 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

In an earlier blog HERE, the discussion centered on the fundamentals of barrier properties, how it can be best achieved in a practical an...

  

Let’s Define “Structural Joint” – to Ensure the Integrity of the Joint Design and Bond

Posted on 2/28/2017 7:10:59 PM. By Dan Daley

Let me start by introducing myself and my colleague, James Swope, at the ChemQuest Group, Inc., as new contributors to the ASC Blog. In 2...

  

Insights to the National Institute of Building Sciences - 2017 Building Innovation Conference

Posted on 2/16/2017 5:33:47 PM. By Paul Bertram

As the 2017 year began, the National Institute of Building Science held its annual Building Innovation conference in Washington DC in Jan...

  

Overview of the ASC 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives in North America MARKET REPORT

Posted on 2/6/2017 4:51:12 PM. By Steve Duren

The ASC 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives Report will be the eighth market report that ASC has published over the past 40 months. This repo...